Kushuru

Kushuru (Ancash Quechua for an edible kind of seaweed,[2] also spelled Cushuro) is a mountain in the northern part of the Cordillera Negra in the Andes of Peru, about 5,000 m (16,000 ft) high. It is situated in the Ancash Region, Huaylas Province, Santo Toribio District, and in the Santa Province, Cáceres del Perú District. Kushuru lies between Yana Yaku in the southeast and Quñuqranra in the northwest, east of Ichik Wiri.[1]

Kushuru
Kushuru is located in Peru
Kushuru
Kushuru
Peru
Highest point
Elevation5,000 m (16,000 ft) [1]
Coordinates8°52′50″S 77°59′00″W / 8.88056°S 77.98333°W / -8.88056; -77.98333Coordinates: 8°52′50″S 77°59′00″W / 8.88056°S 77.98333°W / -8.88056; -77.98333
Geography
LocationPeru, Ancash Region
Parent rangeCordillera Negra

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b escale.minedu.gob.pe - UGEL map of the Santa Province (Ancash Region)
  2. ^ Leonel Alexander Menacho López, Yachakuqkunapa Shimi Qullqa, Anqash Qhichwa Shimichaw (Ministerio de Educación), Wordbook Ancash Quechua-Spanish